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Centre subscribes to pollinator-friendly community solar array

Patrick Ferrell ’20 and Jakob Spitzer ’20 each had an idea for their senior seminar project: What can Centre College do to expand solar energy options on campus? Ferrell and Spitzer got in touch with Louisville Gas and Electric and Kentucky Utilities. Through that discussion, the two Centre seniors learned of the “Solar Share” program

By |2020-09-22T13:25:35-04:00September 22nd, 2020|News, Sustainable Centre|

Helping to shape the future, alumni fund new E.E. and Martha McGuire Scholarship

The E.E. and Martha McGuire Scholarship has been established thanks to the generosity of the late Everett Earl McGuire ’53, his wife, Martha Spillman McGuire ’55, and their family. Established in 2020, the annual fund will provide scholarship assistance beginning in the fall of 2021 to one or more students enrolled at Centre College, awarded

By |2020-08-25T14:04:13-04:00August 25th, 2020|Alumni, News|

Centre College named a Tree Campus USA® for the tenth year

For a nearly unprecedented tenth consecutive year, Centre College has been named a 2019 Tree Campus USA® by the national Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective urban forest management.The Tree Campus Higher Education program helps colleges and universities establish and sustain healthy community forests by requiring them to meet five core standards of tree

By |2020-08-21T14:10:34-04:00August 18th, 2020|News, Sustainable Centre|

Centre College announces 2020 tenure and promotions

The following faculty tenure and promotions were recently announced at Centre College: Professor Genny Ballard Genny Ballard Awarded Promotion to Full Professor Genny Ballard joined Centre’s faculty in 2004, and is associate professor of Spanish. In 2011, she was named a Centre Scholar, and in the fall of 2019 she spent six months in

COVID-19 Signature Series introduced to the fall 2020 curriculum

Mere days after the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001, while the country was still in shock and mourning, Centre's faculty were already drawing on their expertise to offer an academic perspective to this very emotional topic, helping to bring clarity to their students through education. Rising to the challenge once again, faculty from across

By |2020-05-18T14:15:37-04:00May 15th, 2020|Academics, News, Remote Learning|

Centre College’s Stuart Hall once again called into service

Centre College's Stuart Hall, a student residence at 517 W. Main, has a long and storied history. Completed in 1876, it has been a private home, fraternity house, funeral home, bookstore and cafe and, briefly, a language hangout. Now it can add quarantine headquarters to its long list of service. Since the first days of

By |2020-05-05T10:54:46-04:00May 5th, 2020|Campus, News, Remote Learning|

D. Christopher Brooks ’92 offers remote teaching expertise

Dr. D. Christopher Brooks ’92 is director of research at EDUCAUSE, a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the goals of higher education through the use of information technology. He earned a Ph.D. in political science from Indiana University and taught comparative politics and political theory at St. Olaf College for a few years before pursuing

By |2020-04-23T12:11:55-04:00April 23rd, 2020|Alumni, History, International Studies, News, Politics, Remote Learning|

Coronvirus cuts short Centre’s Peace Corps volunteers’ service

The mission of Centre College is to prepare students for lives of learning, leadership and service in a global society, with over 85 percent of Centre students volunteering on a regular basis. And after graduation, many of those service-oriented students opt to continue their work in the Peace Corps. As defined on its website, "The

By |2020-04-20T11:44:05-04:00April 20th, 2020|Alumni, French, History, International Studies, News, Remote Learning|

Father Marc Bentley ’11 continues to serve amid social distancing

Marc Bentley ’11 is parochial vicar at St. Michael Catholic Church in Paintsville, Kentucky, as well as the coordinator of spiritual programs at the Father Beiting Appalachian Mission Center (FBAMC) in Louisa, Kentucky. He, like church leaders all over the U.S., has had to find creative new ways to serve the spiritual, physical and emotional

By |2020-04-09T12:57:33-04:00April 9th, 2020|Alumni, English, News, Religion, Remote Learning|

Kevin Chapman ’00 advises everyone to FIGHT (COVID)

Kevin Chapman ’00 is a licensed clinical psychologist, founder and director of The Kentucky Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders (KY-CARDS) in Louisville, and a diplomate of the Academy of Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies. He treats anxiety and related disorders in adults and adolescents, and as an expert in the field, he shares some unique

By |2020-04-07T12:33:50-04:00April 7th, 2020|Alumni, News, Psychology, Remote Learning|
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